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evening news with scott pelley reporting tonight from jackson square in new orleans. >> pelley: good evening, we have a lot to get to on this super bowl eve, and we will tell you all about that in a moment. t first we are going to turn to a place that is legendary for being very far away. there was a remarkable spectacle in the town of timbuktu today, the center of culture in the african nature of mali, islamic extremists had taken over there, but this week, french forces with american help retook it and today the french president capped the triumph with a quick visit to the city, whose people had suffered under the severe islamic code known as sharia law. elizabeth palmer reached ti timbuktu behind the french advance. >> it was a victory lap for french president francois hollande. >> the troops he sent into mali three weeks ago chased islamic extremist out of timbuktu to the relief and joy of the inhabitants. >> the extremists not only terrorized the people with public lashing and executions they also desecrated the heritage of this ancient desert trading post. its elaborate mud bri
. cc >> pelley: back now from new orleans. jesse jackson is calling on president obama to come to chicago to confront the gun crisis. today, jackson led mar cherz to the park where a 15-year-old girl was shot to death this week a mile from mr. obama's chicago home. the police say that it is likely she was the victim of a gang war. dean reynolds has discovered why gang gang related murders have become so difficult to solve. for almost seven years, pam and tom bosley have been hoping for a measure of justice. >> my son terrell was murdered april 4th, 2006. >> reporter: but no one has paid a price except terrell's family. >> the first year when this happened to terrell, it was real hard for me, and i tried to take my life twice. >> reporter: a suspect was arrested and tried, but then acquitted, the evidence was sparse, the witnesses willing to testify, few, even though terrell was shot in a church parking lot on a busy street. >> people were out there, but nobody said anything, yes, people coming home from work they were driving back you had to see somebody running down the street
. >> reporter: scott jackson is hamden's mayor. a lot of your residents are wondering if you could have been better prepared to handle this to help them dig out? >> well, there is a time where as prepared as you are, mother nature deals you a card that you cannot manage. and that is the case with this storm. this is the blizzard of epic proportions, and it's going to take a massive amount of effort to complete the cleanup. >> reporter: the blizzard dumps five inches of snow per hour. one resident set up an outdoor time lapse camera that captured the accumulation. so much snow fell here, 11 of hamden's 15 snowplows got stuck. trucks called payloaders have to remove snow from the roads before the plows can even attempt to clear them. connecticut governor dan malloy visited hamden today to see what the town needed. >> the single greatest challenge is a lack of the heavy equipment, the payloaders that would actually pick up the snow. >> reporter: other connecticut towns have to share those resources. hamden is hoping for equipment from states like new jersey and new york which received nowhere n
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